February 27, 2013
The 35-minute documentary is the work of a Los Angeles-based filmmaker named Brass, who wanted to explore how nail art has evolved from the streets to high fashion.
Keywords: international media coverage
February 25, 2013
The gold product line from Linden Leaves is used to create this upscale pedicure at Luxe Beauty Lounge in Vancouver.
Keywords: Canada Canadian nail industry Diamancel diamond dust gold
February 11, 2013
London's Nails Inc. shows how to use its feather effect nail polish.
Keywords: embedded nail art feathers international
December 15, 2012
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Editor Hannah Lee traveled with nail tech and celebrity manicurist Elsbeth Schuetz to Switzerland where she went to a European trade show and learned the differences and similarities betwen the nail industry in the U.S. and Switzerland.
Keywords: Elsbeth Schuetz Hannah Lee international Swiss nail industry tradeshows
November 16, 2012
The House of Rush's glamorous design includes a custom wallcovering of newspaper clippings and reviews of this full-service salon.
Keywords: international salon decor/design
October 9, 2012
British beauty blogger Hollie Wakeham interviews FingerNailFixer Holly Schippers at the Olympia Beauty Show.
Keywords: CND FingerNailFixer Holly Schippers international tradeshows
October 5, 2012
Grenchen, Switzerland, might be well-known for its watch industry, but there was no need to tell time during my relaxing gel-polish pedicure in this bright, airy nail salon.
Keywords: international On the Road salon profiles
September 30, 2012
Depending on conditions, clients’ hands and feet may be puffy, moist, and sweaty or cold, dry, and numb. A tech needs to know how to compensate for these changes so she can apply product to a consistent, stable nail surface each time.
Keywords: acrylics Canada Canadian nail industry Canadian nail techs cold weather promotions
September 28, 2012
London's Nails Inc. releases a collection of limited-edition polishes with various particle shapes, sizes, and textures, giving it an edgy, graffiti look. Nails Inc. recommends applying two coats of Graffiti polish over Floral Street polish.
Keywords: international nail trends
September 26, 2012
Misk Nail Spa in Instanbul, Turkey, uses its own custom magnolia-scented products in this floral manicure.
Keywords: deluxe manicures Essie floral-scented services international Misk
August 31, 2012
Does our environment change how we do nails? Do techs living in climates where it dips into double digits below zero work differently than techs who live where it’s nearly 100 degrees with 80% humidity?
Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting Canada Canadian nail industry Canadian nail techs effect of weather on nails
July 26, 2012
London College of Beauty Therapy (LCBT) raised approximately £1,000 at its Guinness World Records attempt in May benefitting two charities: Rays of Sunshine and The Eve Appeal.
Keywords: charity competitions cosmetology schools international
July 20, 2012
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Editor Hannah Lee went to Germany with nail tech and celebrity manicurist Elsbeth Schuetz where she attended a tradeshow in which the nail section alone spanned across two pavillions with massive booths.
Keywords: Elsbeth Schuetz German nail industry Hannah Lee international tradeshows
July 3, 2012
After several years of urging from Swiss-born, California-based nail tech Elsbeth Schuetz, Editor Hannah Lee hopped on a plane and headed first to Zurich, Switzerland, and then to Dusseldorf, Germany, to attend two European beauty shows.
Keywords: Elsbeth Schuetz Gels German nail industry Hannah Lee international
June 20, 2012
All over the world nails bring people together. Editor Hannah Lee discovers, while in Switzerland and Germany, that nails can be a universal language.
Keywords: German nail industry Hannah Lee international On My Mind Swiss nail industry